The Inflated Problem of Grades

The subject of grade inflation in colleges and universities is nothing new. At the University of Minnesota, one professor is taking action to ensure that student grades reflect the quality of the courses they are taking. Check out the following article and feel free to share your thoughts in the discussion board below.

  • In working with your students, do you perceive grade inflation to be a major problem on your campus?
  • Do you believe grade inflation is a legitimate concern, or that, as the article suggests, we are simply recruiting higher performing students?
  • Do you have any ideas for how to tackle grade inflation on your campus?


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